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MSU faculty perform Feb. 12 with special guest, Krause

February 1, 2013

Carrie Krause, far left, concertmaster of the Bozeman Symphony joins MSU faculty members (left to right) Greg Young, Julia Cory and Laurel Yost in a faculty concert on Feb. 12 at MSU's Reynolds Recital Hall. Photo courtesy of Greg Young.   High-Res Available

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Montana State University School of Music professors GregoryYoung on clarinet, Laurel Yost, piano, and Julia Cory, cello, will perform a faculty recital with violinist Carrie Krause, concertmaster of the Bozeman Symphony, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in MSU's Reynolds Recital Hall.

MSU music professors Nathan Stark, horn, and Stephen Versaevel, percussion, will also perform. John Ludin, director of the Ellen Theater, will narrate during one piece.

The concert will include an array of 20th century music by composers including Peter Schickele, Bohuslav Martinu, John Adams and Stravinsky.

Young is interim director of the MSU School of Music, and was the founding director of the MSU Undergraduate Scholars Program and University College. He has served as Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and assistant dean of the College of Arts and Architecture. Currently principal clarinetist with the Intermountain Opera Orchestra, he received a bachelor's degree in music education from the University of Western Ontario, and master's and doctoral degrees in music from the University of Michigan. Young has taught at the University of Prince Edward Island, Memorial University of Newfoundland, the University of Western Ontario, and has lectured or performed on five continents.

Yost is the professor of piano at the MSU School of Music. She is currently completing a doctorate of musical arts at the University of Iowa. She received her master's degree from Colorado State University and was awarded the Certificate of Advanced Solo Studies from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Yost also studied at Whitworth College. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Colorado Women's College. An active teacher, Yost has taught at CSU and Northeast Missouri State University.

Cory, visiting music professor, teaches cello, chamber music, music theory and directs the Cello Ensemble at the MSU School of Music. She has performed with symphonies in Bozeman, Indiana and Texas as well as the Intermountain Opera Company. She has performed for Cirque du Soleil, Willie Nelson, and the off-Broadway production of "West Side Story." A native of Montana, Cory received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Indiana University in Bloomington. She holds a doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin.

Krause also plays with the group Apollo's Fire in Cleveland, and the Portland Baroque Orchestra, the Bozeman Symphony String Trio and is a regular guest at the MSU School of Music.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for students, and are available at the door.

Recital Hall is located in Howard Hall, home of the MSU School of Music. It is located one-half block north of the intersection of 11th and Grant, across the street from the MSU Duck Pond.

Whitney Salo (406) 994-3562,